The humor is as wicked as the evil twin. Read Common Sense Media’s Angela and Diabola review, age rating, and parents guide. Banks (The Mystery of the Cupboard, , etc.) introduces readers to twin girls —one purely good, one purely evil—who make a hash of their. Angela and Diabola Banks Submitter: The juvenile fiction collection at my library hasn’t been weeded in ages, but I do wonder about the.

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Feb 09, Katie Rose Sorensen rated it really liked it Shelves: I love the theme of names, and how they can help to shape or cement a personality- it always intrigued me! The two approaches don’t always blend: A lot of people seem to say in their reviews that they found it somewhat disturbing, but I always thought that was part of its charm. Apr 17, Riri rated it it was ok Shelves: It requires the ability to appreciate very dark humor Mrs. The humor is as wicked as the evil twin.

While Angela makes everyone happy, Diabola makes people infuriated, frightened, and sick to their stomachs.

Apr 22, lynnet rated it it was amazing. I first read this years ago.

Friday Fiction – Angela and Diabola

For Your Family Log in Sign me up. Masami Tadehara rated it it was amazing. As powerful as it is funny, Angela and Diabola is a story that will speak to young readers on many levels. Trivia About Angela and Diabola. Favorite from childhood, but did not like it as much reading it as an adult. View on the Mobile Site. I am not quite sure how the cover can say: She’s by far the more engrossing character, but sweet, passive Angela has more to her than meets the eye–she’s the only person on earth with a modicum of control over Diabola.


Common Sense is a nonprofit organization. Very Dahl-ish in it’s humour, I absolutely adored it and have read it many times since. Buy from our partners. Only Angela has the power to affect her twin. Jul 08, Jannah Cloud Child rated it really liked it.

Angela and Diabola Book Review

I borrowed it from my school library and accidentally never returned it With each passing day, Angela becomes more loving, caring, and beautiful. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

Parent of a 9 and 12 year old Written by Sophie September 10, Angela and Diabola by Lynne Reid Banks. I’m guessing I was in 3rd grade. Read it more than once. Adult Written by inthesomeday April 9, This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The star rating reflects overall quality and learning potential. Sep 26, Karla Mata-soto rated it it was amazing. Add your rating See all 2 kid reviews. At first it’s a cute story about a pair of twins who are polar opposites. Sign in or join to save for later.

I thought that maybe it would be a book that Gibson could read, but I don’t think he should read it for a few years. I read this so long ago, and yet I still imagine what the twins would look like. For those people diabloa there that love Ms. Lynne Reid Banks is a British author of books for children and adults.


Our ratings are based on child development best practices. Diabola arrives kicking and screaming, her green eyes flashing and her not-pretty face purple with rage. A cute novel about the nature of good and evil snd how much of it is innate.

Oct 28, Christen rated it liked it Shelves: An awesomely weird book about good and evil perceived in the form of twins. A lot or a little?

Angela and Diabola

I thought it would be a cute story about twin girls who were kind of the opposite anx each other. Hardcoverpages. Lynne Reid Banks, bestselling author of the award-winning Indian in the Cupboard books, has created a darkly comic, modern classic tale of good and evil. It is hilarious and Siabola have read it several times. There were some shades of Roald Dahl in the writing. Diabola’s behavior is horrific, funny in a very dark way, and not intended to be taken seriously.

For children with a quirky sense of humour.

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